What are you listening to lately?
(ipod) in heavy rotation . . . Shellac, Slayer, Pantera, Death from Above 1979, Fugazi, Refused, Descendents, Helmet
Order anything, what'll you have?
Japanese Food. Pizza!
What about a drink with that?
Cafe Mocha, Captian and Coke
Best movie ever?
Kwaidan (Masaki Kobayashi)
Best book, can you choose?
Krishnamurti's 'First and Last Freedom', Ivan Brunetti's 'Haw', Joseph Campbell's 'The Power of Myth' and Robert Henri's 'The Art Spirit'.
Where have your travels taken you?
Prague, Alaska, Toronto, almost every state in the US . . .
Do you have a favorite scent?
I hate to ask, but what about color?
Sorry about the color question, let me buy you flowers!
Don't waste your money.
Do you have time for hobbies?
Building, tinkering, cleaning and riding bicycles
Collect anything interesting?
Old broken and discarded dolls, and bicycles
What did you do in a past life?
From 15 to 30: dishwasher, heavy metal singer, sign painter, cook in a few italian restaurants, construction worker, pizza maker, packaging/sorting/boxing in an amenities factory, machine operator in the same factory, resident assistant-college (all upstate ny). Pizza maker (alaska). Paste-up artist and Borders book store lacky (southern california). Coffee shop grunt, resident assistant-college and teaching assistant (florida). Art school instructor (florida and california).
Who or what are you inspired by?
People that speak with their actions and live life with sincerity, integrity and purpose.
Top 20 - Jerome Witkin, Neo Rauch, Jenny Saville, JC Leyendecker, James Jean, Egon Schiele, Alphonse Mucha, Joel Peter Witkin, Andrew Wyeth, Richard Diebenkorn, Auguste Rodin, Grime, Ivan Brunetti, Diego Velazquez, Ilya Repin,, Antonio Lopez Garcia, Odd Nerdrum, Alex Kanevsky, Adrian Lee, Anthony Van Dyck.